Cyber security strategy is being devised: Balighur Rehman

March 7, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: The Senate was informed on Friday that a cyber security strategy is being devised to counter cyber attacks or infiltration from other countries.

Minister of State for Interior Balighur Rehman told the House during question hour that the government has already approved E-mail and Internet policy which envisages security guidelines and a multi-stage information security audit of government institutions and ministries.

He said the Ministry of Information Technology has also finalized “Prevention and Electronic Crime Bill” which will soon be presented in the Parliament for approval.

He said NADAR has a sensitive database of 100 million people and it has deployed a state-of the art system to prevent breaches from internal and external cyber intruders.